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  • English soccer fans chanting 'we're racist' block black man from train

    Police in Britain and France are searching Wednesday for a group of English soccer fans who blocked a black man from boarding the Paris Metro and chanted: “We’re racist, we’re racist, and that’s the way we like it.” The...
  • French teens face preliminary charges in cemetery vandalism

    Five teens accused of vandalizing a Jewish cemetery faced preliminary charges Wednesday after the prosecutor said an "anti-Semitic motive" in the destruction seemed clear. Prosecutor Philippe Vannier described the group as having been overcome by a...
  • Jon Stewart's off-beat take on global news events has proven a draw beyond US shores

    The finance minister of France once gave Jon Stewart a lesson in high finance — and then offered him a beret. Christine Lagarde, now chief of the International Monetary Fund, has been but one of many high-profile foreign guests on Stewart's "The...
  • France's most-wanted widow makes guest appearance in Islamic State publications

    The Islamic State group published what it described as an interview with the widow of the French gunman who attacked a kosher supermarket and a police officer in Paris last month, claiming for the first time that she was among extremist fighters. The...
  • As leaders sketch out peace plan for Ukraine, issues are many and complicated

    After an intense two days of shuttle diplomacy to develop a new plan for ending the fighting in Ukraine, officials from Russia, France, Germany and Ukraine are trying to refine proposals to be discussed on Sunday by the countries' leaders. A look at...
  • A month after kosher market attack, French Jews plan an exodus

    A month after kosher market attack, French Jews plan an exodus
    For all her 30 years, Jennifer Sebag has lived in a community that embodies everything modern Europe is supposed to be. Inclusive, integrated, peaceful and prosperous, the elegant city of Saint-Mandé — hard against Paris's eastern fringe —...
  • Ukraine crisis dominates security conference with Western powers, Russia

    MUNICH, Germany Serious tension consumed an international security conference Saturday as the United States and its allies traded blame with Russia for the fighting in eastern Ukraine, fueling uncertainty about a new diplomatic effort by France and...
  • A chronicle of attempts at a peaceful settlement of the Ukrainian crisis over the months

    Since a pro-Russian insurgency flared up in eastern Ukraine in April, international mediators have repeatedly tried to help end hostilities that have killed more than 5,300 people, according to the United Nations. This week, the leaders of France and...
  • French, German leaders back new peace plan for Ukraine, off to Kiev, Moscow in diplomatic push

    Carrying a peace plan that reportedly incorporates proposals from Russia, the leaders of Germany and France met Thursday with Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko in a hastily arranged mission to bring an end to the accelerated fighting in the east of the...
  • US VP Biden casts doubt on Putin's peace commitment in Ukraine as EU leaders seek peace deal

    U.S. Vice President Joe Biden is questioning the willingness of Russian President Vladimir Putin to seek peace in Ukraine as the leaders of Germany and France are seeking such a deal in Moscow. Putin "continues to call for new peace plans as his troops...
  • Munich conference bringing together major players in frantic push for Ukraine peace

    Top world leaders, diplomats and defense officials are converging on Munich for a security conference that comes amid a frantic diplomatic push to end the violence in eastern Ukraine. U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry was already in Munich on Friday...